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A Living Space is a unique exploration of one summer at The Laboratory for Performance - Watermill Center where each year the visionary theatre director and artist Robert Wilson gathers almost a hundred young artists from all over the world giving…
Length
58 mins
Prog. No.
6489
This documentary features Yehudi Menuhin's return to the Soviet Union after an absence of 17 years - during which time, he was banned from the county.His return to Russian stages was made possible by former Siviet politicians Mikhail Gorbachev - an…
Length
53 mins
Prog. No.
6042
This unique archival discovery shows Bruno Walter rehearsing Brahms's Symphony No. 2 with the Festival Orchestra Vancouver, Canada in 1958. It also includes the only existing film interview ever made with him.
Length
60 mins
Prog. No.
7000
Fritz Kreisler once said that the two greatest performing musicians of the twentieth century were Pablo Casals and Andrés Segovia. He had two prime ideas in mind, first, their extraordinary spirits and second, the fact that both elevated their chosen…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
3636
On the 8th of June 1968 Vladimir Ashkenazy, with his Icelandic wife and their two children, arrived at their new home in Reykjavik in Iceland. It was a crucial moment in their lives. They had left the Soviet Union, with the help of Nikita Kruschev…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3637
On August 30th 1969 five young artists, all of whom were beginning to be established as international artists of the highest rank, came together to play Schubert's "Trout Quintet" in the new Queen Elizabeth Hall in London. Their names: Itzhak Perlman…
Length
57 mins
Prog. No.
3638
1970 was the 200th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth and, to mark the occasion, Daniel Barenboim and Christopher Nupen collaborated on a thirteen-part series about the man and his music. Close friends at the time, Barenboim as artist and…
Length
300 mins
Prog. No.
3700-3711
John Williams is almost certainly the most accomplished performer on the Spanish classical guitar that the world has ever seen. Guitar technique was considerably developed and extended in the early years of this century by Andrés Segovia, but he was…
Length
49 mins
Prog. No.
3640
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time, Ashkenazy had been extremely reluctant to perform…
Length
47 mins
Prog. No.
3642
In 1972, when Vladimir Ashkenazy was at a new peak both in his playing and in his career, we planned with him to shoot two recitals for television, one Chopin and one Beethoven. For quite some time he had been extremely reluctant to perform in…
Length
52 mins
Prog. No.
3641